Isaiah 54:11

“ Oh thou afflicted, tossed with tempest and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with faire colours, and lay thy foundations with Saphires.”

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Other Translations

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, [and] not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- King James Version

"O afflicted one, storm-tossed, {and} not comforted, Behold, I will set your stones in antimony, And your foundations I will lay in sapphires.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- American Standard Version (1901)

O troubled one, storm-crushed, uncomforted! see, your stones will be framed in fair colours, and your bases will be sapphires.
- Basic English Bible

[Thou] afflicted, tossed with tempest, not comforted! Behold, I will set thy stones in antimony, and lay thy foundations with sapphires;
- Darby Bible

Oh thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will lay thy stones with fair colors, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- Webster's Bible

You afflicted, tossed with storms, and not comforted, behold, I will set your stones in beautiful colors, and lay your foundations with sapphires.
- World English Bible

O afflicted, storm-tossed, not comforted, Lo, I am laying with cement thy stones, And have founded thee with sapphires,
- Youngs Literal Bible

O thou afflicted, tossed with tempest, and not comforted, behold, I will set thy stones in fair colours, and lay thy foundations with sapphires.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 54:11


54:11 O thou - Who hast been, in a most afflicted and comfortless condition. With sapphires - I will make thee exceeding beautiful and glorious, by a plentiful effusion of excellent gifts, and graces.


Discussion for Isaiah 54

  • BSP
    Verse 10~Jehovah God's loyalty is unshakeable. Nothing can make him abandon his loyal servants.
  • Gary Olsen
    In 54:1, those who are barren did not bring forth fruit unto God. In verse 5, he is the husband of his people but they were unfaithful to him when they worshiped other gods. They didn't bear children unto him meaning they were unfruitful in their lack of faith toward him. The children of the desolate are the fruit of idolatry. For those who practice idolatry, the fruit they bear is emptiness.
  • Bruce
    David: Where did You Get this Information. The Hebrew Words Used Maker or Husband Are Singular. No Where in The Concordance Does it Suggest Plural. It's Plural when You Add s
  • David
    With verse 5, the hebrew uses the plural form of Maker and Husband, which renders it to be Makers and Husbands. Why did Isaiah refer to God by these plural nouns?
  • Bless
    verse 17, showes that as long as we are righteous and doing the right thing, that no weapon form against us that will prosper,that is the heritage of the servant of the Most high God,
    Verse 15, promises us that there gathering is in vein, their(enemies) plans will not succeed as long as we are with God
  • Isaiah Muturi
    This strenghed my faith in that with God no evil can be directed unto me.Through Jesus christ,all the curses has been broken.I will nolonger be subjected to wirchcraft.

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